Professor Julie Lovegrove

Name and title

Professor Julie A. Lovegrove, Professor of Metabolic Nutrition & Deputy Director of Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR)


PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry (University of Surrey)
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Surrey)
Diploma in Dietetics (University of Surrey)
Registered Nutritionist (Association for Nutrition)

Previous employment

1991-1996; Department of Biochemistry, University of Surrey

External responsibilities

Expert on the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)

SACN expert on the Project Board for the NDNS rolling programme

SACN expert on the Carbohydrate Working Group

Chair of the Accreditation Committee for Association for Nutrition (AfN)

External Examiner for BSc and MSc Programme in Nutrition. University College Cork, Ireland

Assistant Editor for British Journal of Nutrition

Assistant Editor Journal of Nutritional Science

Research Awards

MRC (2013-2016) RESET: Reducing cardiovascular disease risk through replacement of saturated fat in milk and dairy products. PI

EU FP7 (2011-2015) Food4Me. Personalised nutrition: An integrated analysis of opportunities and challenges. PI for Reading. (15 EU centres)

BHF (2012). Infrastructure grant for ICMR Imaging Centre CI

Volac (2012-2015) Comparative effects of milk proteins on vascular function. PI

BBSRC TSB (2012-2014) Validating heart health benefits of broccoli. PI (for Reading)

BHF (2011-2014) New Horizons Grant 'Mathematical model of platelet function' CI

Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust (2011-2014) Infrastructure grant for Charles Wolfson Research Nurses PI

Dairy Council/Dairy UK (2012-2014). Evaluation of dairy in the GB diet PI

FSH/DH (2009-2013) Dietary SFA, n-6 PUFA or MUFA on vascular function (DIVAS) PI

BBSRC DRINC (2010-2013) Saturated fat through the food chain. CI

BBSRC DRINC (2010-2013) Prebiotics, gut microbiota and markers of metabolic risk. CI

Sugar Nutrition UK (2011-2013) Impact of reformulated foods on nutrient intake and metabolic markers. PI

Nutricia (2010-2013). Influence of eNOS genotype on the vascular response to fish oil CI

Alpro Foundation (2009-2012) Impact of fruit and vegetable consumption on cancer risk markers CI



Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 6418 (internal 6418)
Email Address: j.a.lovegrove@

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